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If you have only just completed your anatomy and physiology training then learning all the muscle origins and insertions will no doubt have been a challenge. The next challenge is to combine this knowledge with learning about the nervous system.
Jean Claude Guimberteau at http://www.endovivo.com/en/dvds.php is creator of some of the most mind blowing invivo video's you will ever see.His latest video Skin scar's and stiffness video has now been released purchase via this link. = http://www.endovivo.com/en/cicatrices,inflammation,dvd.php view some of his amazing video clips below.
WOW Gil Hedley has released his 4 dvd anatomy disection set to be veiwed on you tube.
See below, thanks Gil :)
Have you looked at the work of Luigi Stecco ??? Here is an interveiw with Warren Hammer DC and Antonio Stecco http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3fSFjz40qg
Luigi Stecco has produced two books that will become must have's for advanced massage and bodywork practitioners. Some copies are selling for crazy prices! so you may find purchasing and shipping via the link below the best way to buy.
In addition you may want to look at what is happening at the cellular level?. Here is the work of professor Bente Klarlund Pedersen, She has been studying hormone secretion from muscles for over 10 yrs!. http://inflammation-metabolism.dk/index.php?pageid=111&username=bente
http://www.learnmuscles.com/originals/mtj%20Fall%202011%20-%20neural%20faciliation.pdf Joe muscolino's explaination of nerve conduction and neuroplasticity. Enjoy :)
More from Joe Muscolino on Fascia http://www.learnmuscles.com/MTJ_SP12_BodyMechanics%20copy.pdf
Dr Tom Findley discusses findings from the research congress 2009 in a 4 vid series.
Ligaments are dynamic ???
Robert Schliep has made it onto German TV with a presentation on Fascia see above.
The most recent fascia congress was in Vancouver http://www.fasciacongress.org/2012/ ( a DVD recording of of this congress will be made available later)
Tom Myers You tube clip to promote his anatomy train dvd set = Facinating:)
Purchase at http://www.anatomytrains.com/store/cat/dvds/39
The 2 video's above are from a series from J.C.Guimberteau, with some incredibe invivo shots.
And below let us not forget the main player, Seriously ! ask yourself how much do you really know about the nervous system and its direct effects on your treatment performance and outcomes. Please investigate DNM Dermo Neuro Modulation with Diane Jacobs.
She has developed a light touch technique that will be needed in every manual therapists toolbox.
I found it a hard slog I spent 2 hours every day of the week trying to get this knowledge to stick. I was an athelete at the time and came to realize I knew didley squat about the muscles.
Started by Stephen Jeffrey. Last reply by Truc Dinh Dec 8, 2010.
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I recently purchased this dvd and found its information challenged every concept I had of exactly " what is going on under your skin " re fascial systems, matrix formation, muscle function etc…Continue
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